battery plasmoid and remaining time..

Nuno Pinheiro nuno at
Thu May 14 11:49:56 CEST 2009

A Thursday 14 May 2009 10:20:55, Aaron J. Seigo escreveu:
> On Thursday 14 May 2009, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > it is not an absolute number, it's a made up number. it's a guess. you
> > call
> on my way to bed i remembered one further point: on handheld devices this
> "time left" number would be a total joke.
> both my cell phone and n810 can last days if i let them sit, at least a day
> if i use it for things like SMS or email.... but as soon i start a voice
> call on the phone or a skype call on the n810 it's a whole different story.
> just as with the %, i would need to interpolate based on what i'm doing
> what that "Time left" number means.
> these devices go into very deep sleep states that just sip at the power,
> but start drawing more or less power depending on the use case. and with
> those devices, that can change from minute to minute.
> so i suspect that the first thing we'd end up doing with the battery
> plasmoid on such devices is have a laugh as we watched the number wobble
> all over and then remove this feature.

+1  as usual I agrea with you....

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